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Going High-Tech To Stop Counterfeit Industrial Parts

September 26, 2014 4:50 pm | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

Could DNA marking be the solution to prevent counterfeit industrial parts from hitting the supply chain?                                         

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The Real Cost Of Workplace Injuries

September 29, 2014 3:50 pm | by Dr. David Michaels, Asst. Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health | Blogs | Comments

In an economy where every penny counts, cutting corners on safety is costing American business owners hundreds of millions of dollars every day.                               


Supply Chain Transformation With COE

September 29, 2014 1:04 pm | by E2openTV | Videos | Comments

Here's a look at Supply Chain Centers of Excellence — what they are and how to do it right. Find out more about the six best practices that will help supply chain leaders inject innovation into their organization.           


U.S. Consumer Spending Up 0.5 Percent In August

September 29, 2014 12:48 pm | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

About half of the increase was driven by auto sales. It was the best result since spending also expanded 0.5 percent in June.                                   


Amazon’s Involvement With Manufacturing: When Is It Too Much?

September 29, 2014 11:01 am | by Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor, | Blogs | Comments

By partnering with manufacturers, Amazon is able to spread its footprint into more areas and get closer and more connected to consumers.                                 


The Inversion Crackdown Is In Full Swing

September 29, 2014 10:49 am | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor, Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operations | Blogs | Comments

The new rules may not drastically effect companies that have already inverted, but will most definitely impact companies in the process of doing so or contemplating it.                      


New Home Sales Top 500,000 In August, Highest Level Since 2008

September 29, 2014 10:05 am | by National Association of Home Builders | News | Comments

Regionally, new home sales rose 50 percent in the West, 29.2 percent in the Northeast and 7.8 percent in the South.                                       


Report: U.S. Economy To Maintain Momentum Despite World Of Worries

September 29, 2014 10:01 am | by BMO Financial Group | News | Comments

A new report from BMO Economics notes that while the major economies of China, Japan and Europe are softening, the outlook for the U.S. economy remains on solid ground.                       


Economy Grew At 4.6 Percent Rate In April-June

September 26, 2014 1:27 pm | by Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | News | Comments

The solid rebound is expected to provide momentum for strong growth the rest of the year.                                              


EPA's Proposed Power Plant Climate Rule Could Reach Far Beyond Power Plants

September 26, 2014 10:27 am | by Adam Reidel | Articles | Comments

Executives and managers of facilities with high electricity usage or GHG emissions should closely monitor the development of the regulatory plans in the states in which they operate.                   


Channellock Inc. Appoints New President And COO

September 26, 2014 9:53 am | by Channellock Inc. | News | Comments

Jon DeArment becomes the family's fifth generation to lead the company.                                                   


Weak Demand, Plentiful Supply Drive Decline In Oil Prices

September 26, 2014 9:47 am | by U.S. Energy Information Administration | News | Comments

The return of Libyan oil production to the market, combined with the weakening outlook for global oil demand, has put downward pressure on prices.                             


Shorehill Capital Acquires Majority Interest In Belt Power

September 25, 2014 4:04 pm | by Shorehill Capital | News | Comments

The acquisition gives Shorehill Capital a full-service distributor and fabricator of conveyor system components.                                       


UPS May Be Changing The Supply Chain World

September 25, 2014 2:14 pm | by Chris Fox, Editor, | Blogs | Comments

UPS' Worldport facility in Louisville, KY is not just a massive (and efficient) mailroom, it is a wonder of contemporary automation.                                 


Anixter Connecticut DC Moves To New Location

September 25, 2014 12:15 pm | by Industrial Distribution Staff | News | Comments

The company's distribution center in Manchester, Connecticut has moved to a larger facility seven miles north in South Haven.                                   


Nightstick Xtreme Lumens Polymer Tactical Flashlights

September 25, 2014 10:58 am | by Nightstick | Product Releases | Comments

These compact Xtreme Lumens Polymer Tactical Flashlights use CREE LED's rated at 500 lumens for the 310XL while the 410XL/510XL models are both rated at 800 lumens.

H.B. Fuller Q3 Revenue Up 2.4 Percent

September 25, 2014 10:02 am | by H.B. Fuller Company | News | Comments

An ongoing major European business integration project held the company back from achieving its third quarter revenue goals.                                    


U.S. Durable Goods Fell Record Amount In August

September 25, 2014 9:24 am | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Manufacturing production has been a key source of strength for the economy this year, and economists are looking for this to continue.                                 


36 States See Rise In Construction Employment

September 24, 2014 3:16 pm | by Associated General Contractors of America | News | Comments

Association officials noted that construction activity continues to spread across most of the nation even as employment gains remain uneven by month and state.                          


Improving Electrical Safety In The Workplace

September 24, 2014 2:27 pm | by Christina Chatfield, Marketing Communications Manager of Harting USA | Articles | Comments

A sensible safety plan that addresses equipment, environment, and operator issues may reduce the hazards and lead to lower electrical accident rates.                             


Paper And Packaging Prices On The Rise

September 24, 2014 1:06 pm | by IBISWorld | News | Comments

IBISWorld anticipates rising prices for wood pulp and paper will flow on to a number of paper-based packaging products and services.                                 



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